I was leafing through some old photo albums this morning when I found a photograph of a quilt I made in college. It was the first quilt I made using my first sewing machine – a Viking / Husqvarna Freesia 415 that I used until last year. I chose to tie this quilt, and it seemed to hold up pretty well. I am pretty sure I backed it with a large black sheet. I ended up gifting this quilt to my brother when he was in college.
The photo of me with the quilt was taken in the summer of 2000. That summer I lived with a group of 7 college students who were working as co-op engineers for NASA Langley Research Center in a townhouse we rented together in Poquoson, Virginia. I can’t remember if these dogs went with Todd or Ryan, but they look pretty good on the quilt.
We were a motley bunch, huh? I have lost touch with Giles, Todd, and Janice since then. That summer, I met Joe’s girlfriend, Shannon, and she turned out to be a great friend and a fellow crafty soul. 🙂 They are now married with 3 adorable little boys, and hopefully she will find time to open her Etsy store, Snazberry, again sometime in the future.
It is pretty fun to take a stroll down memory lane and have so many quilty / crafty good connections and memories.
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Fun memories. I tied my first quilt.
Wonderful quilt, and memories too.
I bet it was a cozy quilt!
Fun memories-obviously you were hanging with a smart crew! I don’t know about you but my old crafting projects fill me with ennui, pride and embarrassment (because I have learned so much since then) all at the same time. 🙂